Travel Blogs from Selcuk, Turkey

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Ephesus, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by obrillips

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We woke early and headed to the home which the bus stops in front of. We missed out on the awesome hotel breakfast of all the things we didn't know what they were... Too early. Oh well. We stayed in a town just out of Ephesus and dropped our bags off at ...

Of Jig Saw Puzzles and Carpets..., Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Of Jig Saw Puzzles and Carpets...

A travel blog entry by turkeytrotters

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... to send one bag full of dirty laundry home checked bags and carry on these two precious packages.   We walked into Selcuk for dinner tonight.  I didn't want to risk another "vegetable surprise" dinner.  I also didn't want another cheese ...

Great Place To Stay, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Great Place To Stay

A travel blog entry by asolotraveler

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    After arriving at the bus station in Selcuk, Tom, the owner/operator met me and we walked through the parking lot, through the park and up the street to the "Boomerang Guest House". He led me into the courtyard of the outdoor restaurant ...

Ephusus, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephusus

A travel blog entry by nonnaclaire

Picked up this morning after a wonderful brekkie.  Omelette with chilli, tomatoes & onion...  Full bus of 15 but all nice people so a bonus....Tour Guide was minute and lovely...  First stop was the House of the Virgin Mary, discovered ...

Visit to St. John's home - when not in prison!, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Visit to St. John's home - when not in prison!

A travel blog entry by sonyagoltz

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... ; The city was earlier named a name which meant "divine” in honour of St John before it got called Selcuk.  It would seem that Turkey has a number of earthquakes which have cause these places to be ruined or destroyed, rebuilt I think twice but ...

THE GLORY OF EPHESUS, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

THE GLORY OF EPHESUS

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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Supposed to sleep until 0630 but up 0550, figuring lots to do to get yesterday's blog done. Shower did not complete the 'wakey wakey' process. How tired must I have been last night? I realized I had poured myself a raki [and water] and forgot to drink ...

It's a small world after all, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

It's a small world after all

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is

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Author: Lauren   We bussed east to Selçuk (sell-chook) today. It was a standard ride as far as Turkish bus rides go. They're actually pretty good; comfortable seats, toilet stops every couple of hours and a bus attendant who regularly serves you ...

EFES, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

EFES

A travel blog entry by travelismylife

Efes ...

On to Troy and Pergamum, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

On to Troy and Pergamum

A travel blog entry by leonajim

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... on the horn. Even to us tourists who don't know where we are going or what we are doing they are fine!!   Arriving in Selcuk we found our hotel easily. Kayla has been sniffly this afternoon and we decided to have a short walk before a quick dinner, ...

Selcuk, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk

A travel blog entry by leahandleon

Ephesus ...

An Oasis In The East, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

An Oasis In The East

A travel blog entry by caitlin_rose

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This is my only stop in Turkey apart from Istanbul, the place I stayed at was a dream come true, apart from a few adventures investigating the countryside I spent a lot of time in the hostel. It’s been one of the best quality places I’ve ...

It's 'Efes' For Our Anniversary!, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

It's 'Efes' For Our Anniversary!

A travel blog entry by mr-mrs_pickles

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... got away with one here.  It was his year to plan what we would do for our anniversary.  How do you top Turkey?  I guess I have it tough for planning next year.  Maybe West Ed?  Let's compare the two shall we? 1)  ...

Selcuk, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk

A travel blog entry by superg

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... back to Istanbul to catch a flight to Dehli.  Talk about from the frying pan into the fire.  Ephesus, perhaps Turkey's most famous attraction was quite something but for me it was not spectacular.  The Acropolis kicks hell out of it ...

Journey to Sulcuk and on to Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Journey to Sulcuk and on to Ephesus

A travel blog entry by turkeytrotters

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... , and I typed this blog and now I am going to go get a drink and watch the sun go down on another day in Turkey!    Morganne P.S Missing my friends in the us very much!   Note from Janet:  It appears that our internet ...

Selcuk, Ephesus and Sirince, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk, Ephesus and Sirince

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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... a strange and eerie feeling! Sirince (Sir-in-jay) is a little Greek village in the mountains about 20 minutes from Selcuk. Though described as a beautiful hilltop Ottoman town, it has been turned into one large market stall with the whole town trying to ...

Selcuk (Ephesus): Roman MCG which still stands, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk (Ephesus): Roman MCG which still stands

A travel blog entry by sorenwhite

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Sneaking into the dorm room at 1:30 am, we crashed and awoke at 10:15 the next morning. Realising that breakfast finished at 10:30, we hurried upstairs to the outdoor courtyard to eat and plan our day. Ephesus Jumping in a local "Free" taxi (it was ...

Selçuk, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Selçuk

A travel blog entry by hornygarlick

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We tried another traditional Turkish dish today - Gözleme. It is a thin dough rolled and then folded with the filling incased. Typical fillings include feta and spinach, spiced eggplant, mince and potato and variation of these. One the mixture is ...

Buying a Used Car in Selcuk!, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Buying a Used Car in Selcuk!

A travel blog entry by petcul

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I pay due homage to Aphrodite (do I really mean that?) and leave for Selcuk, my last or last but one stop in Turkey. It's a bright clear sky. The bike is wet with dew. It's 10c degrees. An extra layer is called for. The road to Naziili is a good twisty. I ...

That's going in the fine book, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

That's going in the fine book

A travel blog entry by ecburton

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Mama bear said to make a stop in ephysis so bingo I did. It was worth it very cool to see. It's basically an old town that they've discovered\uncovered compleat with a few ampatheatsrzm structures or old houses and buildings and this one part that you ...

Until next time, Turkey, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Until next time, Turkey

A travel blog entry by joshchristine

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By Josh, edited by Christine Our 3-4 weeks in Turkey has nearly come to an end (yet there is so much more to see here). Since our last entry we have been to Kaş (pronounced like 'Cash', the squiggle under the 'ş' makes it a 'sh'), Pamukkale ...

Selcuk/Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk/Ephesus

A travel blog entry by sjc_dance

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... terrance - at that point, far from the hussel & bussel of Istanbul, we knew we had arrived in a place of more peaceful Turkish splendor. Selcuk is mainly a destination because of it's proximity to the ancient ruins of Ephesus which were ...

Wıne-ıng agaın........, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Wıne-ıng agaın........

A travel blog entry by moberts

First thing we went to visit Ephesus this morning.  Initially a trading city and cult center re: the fertility goddess Artemis, this place is amazing!  Excavations have unearthed much of what once existed and a fair amount is restored.  ...

Ephesus...and sitting at the fire, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus...and sitting at the fire

A travel blog entry by ada_san

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... , it took me 8 hours to get there. The climate was different, more sunshine and warm 26*. :) I stayed at a hostel outside of Selcuk, the guy who worked there, Carlos, picked me up from the Otogar (turkish for Coachstation). I had a delicious breakfast, ...

Ayvalik to Selcuk - With coffee in the hills, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ayvalik to Selcuk - With coffee in the hills

A travel blog entry by thofmann

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... hotel all looking the same all claiming to be a “boutique” the new catch phrase in attracting tourists. Arriving in Selcuk we start looking for the hotel we have booked for the following evening, after driving in a large circle and consulting ...

Continuing south, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Continuing south

A travel blog entry by anne.morley.12

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After a wander around the narrow winding lanes to the market and the challenge of finding our way again, we left the lovely little town behind as we headed firstly to Bergama. We arrived at Bergamon to discover we could catch a cable car up to see the ...

Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by timon_richiger

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... 305;st fuer seıne sehr gut erhaltenen Ruınen aus roemıscher Zeıt bekannt. Es ıst etwas ausserhabl von Selcuk, deshalb nahm ıch eın Mınıbus, hıer Dolmus genannt. Dıe Ruınen waren ...

Another driving adventure, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Another driving adventure

A travel blog entry by jimmyrh

... It was beautiful country I was driving through, mountainous and sunny. So the drive wasn't bad at all. I finally got back to Selcuk at just before 7:00 p.m. ready for dinner. Fortunately, tomorrow is a lighter day and all things right here in Selcuk. ...

Selcuk, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk

A travel blog entry by ebr916

ephesus ...

MVTB#18: Byzantium, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

MVTB#18: Byzantium

A travel blog entry by adammallon

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... name - which means Cotton Castle.  After that, back to Istanbul to do that city justice with a day and a half of exploration.   In honour of Turkey, here's today's song.  Warning:  It's another that you'll never get out of your ...

The road to Ephesus (well - Selcuk...), Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

The road to Ephesus (well - Selcuk...)

A travel blog entry by turkeytrotters

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... our travels in the car because now I won't have to keep my nose stuffed in a map every turn.   The drive to Selcuk reminded Jeff and I both of Southern California - during the green time.  The area is highly agricultural.  The peach trees ...

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